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Edging towards a depression. 7.2.2009 Think Progres
The current recession that the United States economy finds itself in is, by far, dramatically worse than the recessions of 1990-91 and 2001. How much worse? The economy has lost 3.6 million jobs in the last 13 months. The Gavel compares these numbers to the two most recent recessions:
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Obama: Economic bill necessary to save jobs 7.2.2009 Boston Globe: Maine
With the Senate moving toward a tenuous compromise on the White House's economic stimulus plan, President Barack Obama hammered at the urgent need to pass a bill aimed at combatting the worst recession in decades and put people back to work.
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Social Democracy as a Recession-Fighter 7.2.2009 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Megan McArdle surveys the scene: We are not even close to the bottom of the job market, much less the return to the halcyon days of low single-digits. And with the contraction of the credit markets, American consumers have lost the last safety line between them and disaster. Of course there’s always the social safety net. [...]
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In Japan, New Jobless May Lack Safety Net 7.2.2009 NY Times: World
Hundreds and perhaps thousands of Japanese workers are finding themselves literally cast into the streets as the country’s economy suffers.

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Obama's Stimulus Plan On Track In Senate 7.2.2009 WCCO: National
President Barack Obama's economic recovery plan is on track to pass the Senate after a handful of moderate Republicans and Democrats forced more than $100 billion in cuts in programs that wouldn't create many jobs right away.
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Moderate Democrats, GOP forge deal to trim $100 billion from stimulus bill; passage now likely 7.2.2009 Star Tribune: Politics
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McConnell: Spending Can’t Work Except When It Can 7.2.2009 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Mitch McConnell studies history and reaches the conclusion that we should hope for a German campaign of world conquest: “But one of the good things about reading history is you learn a good deal. And, we know for sure that the big spending programs of the New Deal did not work. In 1940, unemployment was still [...]
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Stimulus deal struck 7.2.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON -- With job losses soaring nationwide, Senate Democrats reached agreement with a small group of Republicans Friday night on an economic stimulus measure at the heart of President Barack Obama's plan for combatting the worst recession in decades.
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-- Recession squeezes jobless 7.2.2009 Arizona Daily Sun
WASHINGTON -- The government safety net designed to protect laid-off workers from financial catastrophe is falling short, leaving nearly half the 11.6 million jobless Americans without unemployment benefits.
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Recession takes a deeper bite 7.2.2009 Boston Globe: Business
There's no quick end in sight to the nation's worsening downturn, economists said, as US employers slashed jobs at an accelerating pace last month and the unemployment rate leaped to its highest level in more than 16 years.
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California closes for business as workers told to stay home 7.2.2009 Boston Globe: Nation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California drivers who needed to renew their licenses or registration found no one to help yesterday at the Department of Motor Vehicles. The doors to the state health agency were locked, too.
Calif. employees forced to take off without pay 7.2.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
California drivers who needed to renew their licenses or registration found no one to help Friday at the Department of Motor Vehicles. The doors to the state health agency were locked, too. Even Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's emergency services office was dark.... ...
Deal announced on emergency stimulus plan 7.2.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
With job losses soaring nationwide, Senate Democrats reached agreement with a small group of Republicans Friday night on an economic stimulus measure at the heart of President Barack Obama's plan for combatting the worst recession in decades.
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Editorial: Disappearing Jobs 7.2.2009 NY Times: Editorials
The dismal jobs report underscored the need for an even bigger boost than is contemplated by the stimulus package, now clocking in at roughly $800 billion.

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Deal announced on stimulus; weekend vote likely 7.2.2009 Hindustan Times: World
With job losses soaring nationwide, Senate Democrats reached agreement with a small group of Republicans night on an economic stimulus measure at the heart of Barack Obama's plan for combatting the worst recession in decades.
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Minnesota may tap out its jobless aid funds 7.2.2009 Star Tribune: Business
A shortfall isn't that unusual for tough times, and a federal loan would keep checks coming.
Nearly 600,000 jobs lost in January 7.2.2009 Twincities.com: Business
WASHINGTON — The nation lost nearly 600,000 jobs last month, the worst showing in a third of a century, as a vicious cycle of cutbacks by consumers forced ever more layoffs by beleaguered employers. The unemployment rate catapulted to 7.6 percent, the highest in 16 years, and seems headed for double digits.

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Deal announced on emergency economic stimulus bill 7.2.2009 Vail Colorado: News
Stimulus measure is at heart of President Obama's plan for combatting the worst recession in decades
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Deal announced on stimulus; weekend vote likely 7.2.2009 Vail Colorado: News
With job losses soaring nationwide, Senate Democrats reach agreement with a small group of Republicans Friday
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Nearly 600,000 U.S. jobs lost in January, casting shadow over Silicon Valley 7.2.2009 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
National unemployment jumped to 7.6 percent of the work force, the highest level in 16 years. And there's no escape for Silicon Valley, which has been insulated by a strong export sector that is fading as other countries are hit by the downturn and U.S. demand for technology products continues to weaken.
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